Thursday, November 24, 2011
Police make several arrests
The Holly Springs Police Department responded to 92 calls last week and made felony arrests for sexual battery, rape, possession of a firearm on a school campus and possession of marijuana.
Chief John Norman said calls included – disturbances, 11; funeral assistance, 3; alarms, 15; larcenies, 3; accidents, 5; burglaries, 3; assaults, 1; fire department, emergency management or sheriff’s office assistance, 5; domestics, 3; shots fired, 1; malicious mischief, 2; and miscellaneous, 40. The dog catcher responded to six calls.
Police officers took the following reports.
Monday, Nov. 14
• Aggravated assault in the 800 block of West Street. Offender is already incarcerated at the Marshall County Correctional Facility, Norman said.
• Phone harassment in the 500 block of Hill Street.
• Grand larceny in the 500 block of South Center Street.
• Fleeing an arrest on West Woodward Avenue.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
• Domestic violence/simple assault in the 100 block of West Woodward Avenue. An arrest was made.
Wednesday, Nov. 16
• Domestic violence/simple assault in the 300 block of West Street.
• Petit larceny in the 700 block of Martin Luther King Drive.
Thursday, Nov. 17
• Commercial burglary in the 100 block of South Memphis Street.
• Auto burglary in the parking lot at Van Dorn and South Chesterman.
• Residential burglary in the 200 block of West Street.
Friday, Nov. 18
• Malicious mischief in the 100 block of Shadow Lane.
• Simple assault in the 100 block of North Walthall Street.
• Petit larceny in the 300 block of Hill Street.
Saturday, Nov. 19
• Missing juvenile in the 100 block of Walthall Street. Juvenile returned home the next day.
Sunday, Nov. 20
• Report of rape on West Valley Avenue.
• Domestic violence/ simple assault and disorderly conduct in the 300 block of Cedar Drive.
• Commercial burglary/grand larceny in the 100 block of South East Boundary Street.
• Missing juvenile in the 400 block of West College Avenue. Juvenile was located and returned to parents.
Chief Norman said officers made eight felony arrests last week.
George Kirkwood, 33, of the 300 block of Richmond Street, was charged with sexual battery, he said.
Demarcus Nevel, 34, of the 300 block of Cunningham Road, was charged with rape, according to Norman.
Ahmad Boyd, 19, of the 1900 block of Valley View Cove in Tupelo, was charged with possession of a firearm on a school campus and 2X simple assault, he said.
Martez Balfour, 22, of the 300 block of Collier Road, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent, Norman said.
Four were charged with possession of controlled substance (marijuana), possession of contraband in a correctional facility and conspiracy to commit a crime, according to the police chief. Facing those charges, he said, are Samuel Benjamin, 36, of the 6900 block of Sledge Road, Millington, Tenn.; Walter Holmes, 50, of the 1400 block of Hemlock, Memphis, Tenn.; John Woodall, 61, of the 1400 block of Hemlock, Memphis, Tenn; and Shaulae Randolph, 22, of the 800 block of Kerr, Memphis, Tenn.
Holly Springs officers also reported other citations and some misdemeanor arrests – speeding, 18; no proof of liability insurance, 13; disregard for traffic device, 2; no/expired tag, 6; other violations, 2; no/expired driver’s license, 5; possession of C/S, 1; reckless driving, 1; careless driving, 2; no driver’s license, 1 arrest; driving while license is suspended, 1 arrest; DUI refusal, 2 arrests; contempt, 4 arrests; public drunk, 2 arrests; phone harassment, 1 arrest; shoplifting, 1 arrest; domestic violence/simple assault, 2 arrests; stalking, 1 arrest; simple assault, 2 arrests.
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